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About the Course

Welcome to Introduction to Self-Driving Cars, the first course in University of Toronto’s Self-Driving Cars Specialization. This course will introduce you to the terminology, design considerations and safety assessment of self-driving cars. By the end of this course, you will be able to: - Understand commonly used hardware used for self-driving cars - Identify the main components of the self-driving software stack - Program vehicle modelling and control - Analyze the safety frameworks and current industry practices for vehicle development For the final project in this course, you will develop control code to navigate a self-driving car around a racetrack in the CARLA simulation environment. You will construct longitudinal and lateral dynamic models for a vehicle and create controllers that regulate speed and path tracking performance using Python. You’ll test the limits of your control design and learn the challenges inherent in driving at the limit of vehicle performance. This is an advanced course, intended for learners with a background in mechanical engineering, computer and electrical engineering, or robotics. To succeed in this course, you should have programming experience in Python 3.0, familiarity with Linear Algebra (matrices, vectors, matrix multiplication, rank, Eigenvalues and vectors and inverses), Statistics (Gaussian probability distributions), Calculus and Physics (forces, moments, inertia, Newton's Laws). You will also need certain hardware and software specifications in order to effectively run the CARLA simulator: Windows 7 64-bit (or later) or Ubuntu 16.04 (or later), Quad-core Intel or AMD processor (2.5 GHz or faster), NVIDIA GeForce 470 GTX or AMD Radeon 6870 HD series card or higher, 8 GB RAM, and OpenGL 3 or greater (for Linux computers)....

Top reviews


Jul 28, 2020

This introduction course really helped me recalling all my basic learning. Really appreciate the Professor. It will definitely help me for enhancing my skills in the field of autonomous driving.


Jun 28, 2020

This course is awesome ! This is one of the great courses for you who want to learn about self-driving cars for the first time. The assignments are challenging, especially the final project.

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By Jorge M G

Apr 05, 2019

Great first step in the world of self driving cars

By Kailin T

Mar 29, 2020

Good course, I like the teaching style and slides

By Surya P V P

May 24, 2020

Very Interesting and Exciting Course. Thank you.

By Manas A

May 15, 2020

Great Introduction course. Very Insightful.

By Gasser N

Sep 26, 2019

Amazing course and amazing teaching methods


Aug 02, 2020

most useful & knowledgeable course for me.

By Parag J C

May 02, 2020

Exceptional course!! proud to complete it

By jinglong

May 01, 2020

very wonderful course on vehicle control.

By Elabbassi t

Jul 21, 2020

it was a challenging course , i like it

By Gergely H

Apr 20, 2020

Very well made and precise, clear course

By Luis E B G

Dec 17, 2019

Great introduction to self-driving cars.

By Soner C K

Dec 02, 2019

İt's University Class and Quality Course

By Aaditya D

Jun 01, 2020

In depth and proper methodology adapted


May 17, 2020

A standard course for self-driving cars

By Diego m

Jul 18, 2019

Excellent course!!! a real challenge!!!

By Keyur M

May 01, 2019

Great introductory course for engineers

By Dalia M M

May 31, 2020

A very well structured and good course

By Alex M B

Mar 28, 2019

great it was a big help i enjoyed it .

By oualid r

Apr 16, 2019

cours simple et clair merci pour tous

By Adrian C

Sep 26, 2019

Very insightful and industry related

By Ravindra K

Jun 04, 2020

Fantastic course through Online....

By Levente K

Feb 25, 2019

It was very interesting, and fun:)

By Aakash S

May 27, 2020

The course is really interesting.


May 22, 2020

Amazing guidance by Prof. Steven.

By Muhammad i R

May 11, 2020

The best opportunity of learning.